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proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
suitor - man who is courting a woman
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.